Category Archives: Ireland

Heading North …

… towards the Land of the Purple Heather (just a reminder that to get full benefit of the photos, just tap or click on each image to enlarge to your liking!)   After three weeks back home, Elaine rejoined Bob … Continue reading

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The Last Ocean Leg

Or Azores to Kinsale and Dublin On 30th June, it was comings and goings at Ponta Delgada airport, with Elaine departing (see Amazing Azores post) on the same flight on which Martin Goodchild arrived.  It’s not the first time we … Continue reading

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Dublin Jottings – Sunday 22 June

And this is supposed to be the start of summer?  It’s really a day for curling up in front of a log fire with the Sunday papers!  The latter we can source easily, but a log fire doesn’t come with … Continue reading

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Waterford update

Summer has finally arrived for Alan, who couldn’t believe it was Ireland without any rain!  It’s now falling by the bucketload..  But we did have an exciting sail yesterday from Crosshaven, with southwesterly winds gusting up to 27 knots, and … Continue reading

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Sunday in Kinsale

Alan joined us last night for a week’s sailing to Dublin!  He was treated to a feast of mackerel caught earlier that afternoon by Bob while we were sailing along at 4 knots (more or less the ideal speed for … Continue reading

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Castlehaven

Castlehaven, Thursday 12th June We are anchored just south of the small yacht moorings, the sky is 70% clear of cloud, we are enjoying a pre dinner drink, and the scenery is just so special. This is what makes sailing … Continue reading

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